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The week: Rumors of Bulgarian extinction are greatly exaggerated

The week: Rumors of Bulgarian extinction are greatly exaggerated

For once, good demographic news; gambling ban - better late than never and a big mining investment


The week: Beware the Greeks

The week: Beware the Greeks

Bulgaria and the Greek energy miracle, UK nukes and US nuclear power, Bansko's future


Greece could soon devour Bulgaria’s energy market and industry

Greece could soon devour Bulgaria’s energy market and industry

Bulgaria's slow green transition could lead to dire economic consequences, while Athens is ready to take over


The week: What a pyrolysis installation in Plovdiv teaches us about trust and business

The week: What a pyrolysis installation in Plovdiv teaches us about trust and business

Corruption is bad for business, Tony Blair is here to help and NATO steps in for the infrastructure


Bulgaria-Serbia gas interconnection is ready to go. Why is it important?

Bulgaria-Serbia gas interconnection is ready to go. Why is it important?

The 10 year project is finally coming to an end and it can help only Bulgaria, but the whole region


Gas tax for Schengen freedom? A last-ditch attempt to break the Austrian deadlock

Gas tax for Schengen freedom? A last-ditch attempt to break the Austrian deadlock

The leaders of the parliamentary majority drop the controversial fee in exchange for last-minute entry into the free travel zone, but full membership is unlikely




Winter is coming: Bulgaria levies 10 euro per MWh tax on Russian gas transport and transit in Europe

Winter is coming: Bulgaria levies 10 euro per MWh tax on Russian gas transport and transit in Europe

Bulgaria adopts tariff on Russian gas that might see the price of Russian gas supplies soaring throughout Europe



Bulgaria’s 100 largest companies: record revenue and profits for 2022

Bulgaria’s 100 largest companies: record revenue and profits for 2022

The Ukraine war has pushed the turnover of the companies in the K100 ranking to BGN 132 billion, or 60% up on the year before


Bulgaria’s backdoor route to reintroduce Russian gas to the EU via Erdogan

Bulgaria’s backdoor route to reintroduce Russian gas to the EU via Erdogan

A leaked agreement from months ago between Bulgargaz and Botas sparks debates



Prosecution launches an attack against a political party because of Gazprom deliveries

Prosecution launches an attack against a political party because of Gazprom deliveries

The indictments of ex-Energy Minister Alexander Nikolov and two of his associates for mismanagement of the gas crisis of April 2022 lie on shaky grounds


Nexo’s troubles, Bulgaria refuses to close coal plants, Lukoil returns

Nexo’s troubles, Bulgaria refuses to close coal plants, Lukoil returns

Prosecution goes after cryptobank, no chance of gov’t and coal to stay until 2038


Bulgaria and Turkey reach long anticipated gas agreement including integration of LNG terminals in the EU

Bulgaria and Turkey reach long anticipated gas agreement including integration of LNG terminals in the EU

The deal brings up a lot of questions regarding interconnection and Botas' game in gas geopolitics




The week: Fear not the political feuds, even when they tell you to on the TV

The week: Fear not the political feuds, even when they tell you to on the TV

The optimist theory for the economy, Parliament is stuck, President is happy, and the Dutch don’t like us


A step away from Russia’s energy grip, Bulgaria-Greece gas interconnector finally launches

A step away from Russia’s energy grip, Bulgaria-Greece gas interconnector finally launches

On the 1 October the long-awaited gas connection started functioning, meaning that Bulgaria has physical access to alternative gas supplies for the first time